In Mariners News...
- Congrats to Luis Liberato and Yohan Ramirez on their LIDOM championship win!
Congratulations to LIDOM champions and Mariners Luís Liberato and Yohan Ramírez! pic.twitter.com/rSF3v2QvKZ— Lookout Landing (@LookoutLanding) January 19, 2021
- With five prospects in Baseball America’s 2021 Top 100 MLB Prospects list, two of which rank in the top ten, the Mariners’ future continues to look bright.
Around The League...
- Hannah Keyser at Yahoo Sports wonders how the vaccine rollouts will affect MLB players and what the league’s distribution could look like.
- Free agent and former Cubs RHP Tyler Chatwood has agreed to a one-year/$3 million deal with the Blue Jays.
- Mets GM Jared Porter has acknowledged sending explicit images to female reporters when working for the Cubs.
- The Padres have acquired RHP Joe Musgrove from the Pirates in a three-team trade that sent Joey Lucchesi to the Mets and four prospects to Pittsburgh.
- Veteran LHP Jon Lester will be ending his exceptional six-year campaign in Chicago to join the Nationals on a one-year deal.
- Doug Glanville at ESPN writes an excellent piece about MLB’s need for diversity and why he is hesitant to pursue a GM position even though he is well qualified for one.
My father, who passed before meeting any of his grandchildren, shared a birthday with Martin Luther King Jr. Today I explore being a father and the opportunity to manage in #MLB when race and conflict are so front and center in America. @espn https://t.co/Je5MC6EUNK— Doug Glanville (@dougglanville) January 18, 2021